Humes J. Franklin, III (Staunton, Virginia)
Humes J. Franklin, III (Staunton, Virginia)

Humes J. Franklin, III

Licensed for 15 years

Practice Area: Business and Commercial Law, Business Litigation, Personal Injury Litigation 12 more areas of practice + 12 more

Humes J. Franklin, III

Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

Serving Staunton, VA view address

Partner at firm Wharton Aldhizer & Weaver PLC

Serving Staunton, VA view address

Fixed hourly rates, Fixed fees available

About Humes J. Franklin, III

Tripp focuses his law practice on trial work and litigation. His clients vary widely, from individuals to publicly traded companies. Tripp handles all sorts... of matters including personal injury, business litigation, real estate litigation, domestic relations, construction litigation, administrative appeals, criminal defense, and alternative dispute resolution, among others. Tripp appears regularly in the city and county courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia and West Virginia as well as the United States federal courts in both states, and handles appeals to the Virginia Supreme Court and the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Tripp is a native of the Shenandoah Valley, having been born in...

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Tripp focuses his law practice on trial work and litigation. His clients vary widely, from individuals to publicly traded companies. Tripp handles all sorts... of matters including personal injury, business litigation, real estate litigation, domestic relations, construction litigation, administrative appeals, criminal defense, and alternative dispute resolution, among others. Tripp appears regularly in the city and county courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia and West Virginia as well as the United States federal courts in both states, and handles appeals to the Virginia Supreme Court and the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Tripp is a native of the Shenandoah Valley, having been born in Waynesboro, Virginia and is a 1994 graduate of Wilson Memorial High School in Fishersville.

Some examples of Tripp’s experience include:

Successfully obtained numerous large personal injury settlements for various clients

Obtaining a defense verdict in a jury trial on behalf of an individual sued for damages as a result of a vehicle collision.

Successfully winning a jury verdict awarding clients title by adverse possession to approximately 64 acres of mountainous land in Pendleton County, West Virginia.

Successfully prosecuting a claim for specific performance of a real estate contract on behalf of a developer against a building contractor.

Successfully defending a veterinarian sued for malpractice.

Successfully defending a nationally traded company in a products liability action in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Personal Information:

Married to Jean Michelle Franklin

4 daughters, Brodie Jean, Mary Quinn, Thea Pratt, and Reva Sloane

Member Zion Lutheran Evangelical Church

Past President, Augusta Bar Association

Member of Board of Directors of Charlottesville Ronald McDonald House

Founding and current member of the Board of Directors of The Waynesboro YMCA Foundation, Inc.

Past member of Board of Directors of Waynesboro YMCA

Member and former chair of Young Lawyers Division of the Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys

Books, Publications, and Articles

"Examination Under Oath - The Insurer's Right, "The Claimsman, Virginia State Claims Association, Fall 2002.

"Rule 4:1 (b)(3) and the Meaning of Anticipation of Litigation," Litigation News, Virginia State Bar, Vol. IX, No. 4, Fall 2002.

Memberships & Awards

Virginia's Legal Elite, Virginia Business Magazine

Virginia State Bar

West Virginia State Bar

Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys (Chair, Young Lawyer Division 2006)

Virginia Bar Association

Waynesboro YMCA (Board of Directors, 2003-Present)

Ronald McDonald House of Charlottesville (Board of Directors)

Named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers

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  • 4.0/5.0 by a Partner on 10/14/14 in General Practice

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Community Contributions

      Credentials

      Position
      Member
      Admission Details
      Admitted in 2001, Virginia
      2002, West Virginia
      U.S. District Court, Western District of Virginia, U.S. District Court, Southern District of West Virginia and U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Virginia
      Additional Payment Information
      Fixed hourly rates
      Fixed fees available
      Law School Attended
      Marshall-Wythe, William and Mary
      Class of 2001
      J.D.
      University Attended
      Davidson College
      Class of 1998
      B.A.
      Birth Information
      Born in 1975
      Waynesboro, Virginia, November 25, 1975
      Associations & Memberships
      Virginia State Bar
      West Virginia State Bar
      Virginia Bar Association
      Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys.

      Areas of Law

      • Business and Commercial Law
      • Business Litigation
      • Personal Injury Litigation
      • Construction and Real Estate Litigation
      • Employment Litigation
      • Insurance Defense and Policy Coverage
      • Family and Domestic Law
      • Criminal Law
      • Real Estate Law
      • Products Liability
      • Bankruptcy and Creditors' Law
      • Real Estate and Land Use
      • Alternative Dispute Resolution
      • Business and Commercial Litigation
      • Civil Litigation, Trial and Appellate Practice